Edward Smack

Edward Smack

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

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Obituary for Edward G Smack

Edward George Smack, 65, of Long Branch, passed away on Wednesday December 19, 2018 after a long illness. Edward was born in Red Bank to the late Cyril (Skippy) and Betty Smack on November 28, 1953.
He is survived by his sister, Virginia Ghiorzi and husband Anthony; brother, Walter Smack and his wife Jessica; sister, Jane Smack with whom he lived; love of his life and best friend, Anne Marie Sundberg; nieces and nephews, Christopher Ghiorzi and his wife Elizabeth, Katherine Ghiorzi and Mika Smack; great-niece, Isabella and many loved ones and friends. Edward attended Sea Bright School and Shore Regional High School. He worked for the Borough of Sea Bright and was known as Mr. Fix-it.
He was a very active community volunteer which included his services as president and ex-chief of the Sea Bright Fire Department, treasurer of Sea Bright First Aid Inc. and served the Office of Emergency Management in Sea Bright. He was also a first responder during 9-11 at the World Trade Center.
Eddie was a known classic car enthusiast and a Jersey Speed skiff “outlaw”. He was also known for his sense of humor. He took great joy playing pranks at any given moment. Lastly, he was known for his willingness to help those in need unconditionally and could fix anything.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 1 pm until his memorial service at 2 pm Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Sea Bright United Methodist Church, 1104 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright. For condolences, please visit In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 131 S. Bath Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740, SPCA, 264 Wall Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724 or K9 Valor Task Force, 112 Manhattan Street, Jackson, NJ 08527.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sea Bright United Methodist Church
    1104 Ocean Ave.
    Sea Bright, New Jersey
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sea Bright United Methodist Church
    1104 Ocean Ave.
    Sea Brigt, New Jersey
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019

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Andy Adams

Me and Eddie in St Croix after Hurricane Hugo Great Guy Helping Monsignor Kelly Nice memory with Andy Keats
Comment | Posted at 07:01pm via Condolence

jules schwarz

So sorry with the passing of "little skippy" being a member of Sea Brights Hook & Ladder my brother and I not only was good friends but also with his dad Cyril many years ago! Rest in peace, and God Bless.... Jules and George Schwarz (former chief Highlands Fire Co.) Toms River & Lexington, So. Carolina
Comment | Posted at 08:46am via Condolence

Sharon Walling

So sorry for your loss. Eddie was a GREAT GUY! He will be missed by all who knew him.
Comment | Posted at 07:32pm via Condolence

Charles Mackin

Ed will be missed. His smile and generous nature always preceded him. Can’t tell you how much help and friendship he provided during my years at Ichabods! Rest Well Eddie.
Comment | Posted at 11:12am via Condolence

Arthur Mantzouris

I'm so very sorry for your loss. But may the words of Jesus Christ that he spoke in John 5:28,29 give each of you a reason to hope in the future when he will resurrect your dear loved one again and bring him back to life again, so that each of you will be able to hold him in your arms again.
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